Category: Personal

GLOCOM Forum 2009

Just a quick note to mention that I will be attending the GLOCOM Forum 2009 event, as Kevin Werbach (who I know via Jerry Michalski) is speaking.

Issey Miyake op-ed in the NY Times

The fashion designer, Issey Miyake, who is a good friend of my family, has an anti-nuclear weapons op-ed in the New York Times. If Mr. Obama could walk across the Peace Bridge in Hiroshima — whose balustrades were designed by

requiescat in pace – Yamada Hisashi sensei

My father’s good friend, Yamada Hisashi sensei of the Urasenke Chanoyu Center of New York City has passed. The NY Times did a nice profile of Hisashi-san in 2008. “There is no politics,” Mr. Yamada said. “No talk about who

History made today – Obama as president-elect

First African-American president of the US. First mixed-race president of the US. The road ahead for everyone, not just in the US, will be very challenging. But we have the better of the two candidates to lead the US forward.

my sister is in the Sartorialist… again

My sister, who has been in the Sartorialist in 2007, is in the Sartorialist again this year. She’s photo #5 from the top (wearing sunglasses.) At Thakoon: The Sartorialist at the Ready-to-Wear Fashion Shows on